Pulse Oximeters for Kids

A pulse oximeter measures your blood oxygen saturation level. Why is this important (in laymen terms)? The percentage of oxygen in your blood is directly associated with your health and certain health conditions. Some common conditions include asthma, COPD, and sleep apnea. Kids of today face many different health issues in comparison to kids of the 1950’s. As time has changed along with technology, so have the daily activities and behaviors of kids. Physical activity…

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Pulse Oximeters & Health Education

Middle school kids all over the United States take on the challenge of learning various health related issues and cures for everyday challenges, but this year, they will have a new tool at their disposal, a pulse oximeter. Over the past 6 months, various school districts all over the U.S. have been adopting the use of pulse oximeters to demonstrate the importance of both pulse rate and oxygen saturation level in daily heath issues. Pulse…

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